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  CBS    Eyewitness News Morning Edition    News  News/Business. New.  

    February 11, 2013
    6:00 - 6:59am EST  

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forming. sharon is investigating an accident, marty is over at first warning weather. >> this rain that's been with us all night long is getting ready the finally pull out of the area. give it until 7:00, 7:30. gray skies but mild through the day. 37 degrees 13 warmer than this time yesterday on tv hill. by lunch 57 going to a high of 60. where's that accident? here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> good morning. we had two accidents, one of them on 95, that one is gone. we still have that one on the topside of the beltway at lock raven. average speeds 54 and 52. that is mostly because of weather not because of the volume of cars out there. 95 still running at full speed between white marsh and the tunnel. there's a live look at 95 just south of white marsh where you're seeing rain drops and some of that fog. there's a live look at 83 at
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shawan road running smoothly. now wjz has the stories that people are talking about this morning. 14 people are dead, more than 200,000 homes remain without power after a winter storm dumps record breaking amounts of snow in the northeast. this morning marly hall has the latest for for wjz. >> nearly half the roads in hamden connecticut are still impassable. thomas ross is clearing more than 3 feet of snow from around his home. >> there's a lot of roads that haven't been touched yet. people can't get out. >> some residents believe the town should have been more prepared. >> there's a time where as prepared as you are mother nature deals you a card that you cannot manage. >> in new britain trucks are collecting snow and dumping it in a field. workers have been at this since about 10:00 this morning. they say they won't be
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finished until the early morning hours. >> i dump a load every 5 to 10 minutes. there's quite a bit of snow. >> along the massachusetts coast where the snow and storm surges were a lethal combination residents are returning to check the damage. don and joan morrison found their home in ice. >> if you want to have this view and be on the ocean like this you have to put up with nature. nature rules. >> despite the risks, the morrisons have no plan to give up their ocean front home. marly hall, wjz eyewitness news. >> transportation officials in the northeast say most mass transit systems are expected to be up and running for this morning's commute. in the south a tornado rips through mississippi hitting the university of southern
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mississippi campus. they ask all students not on the campus to stay away from the university. the twister was par -- part of a string of severe storms. more than a dozen people are hurt because of it. back here in anne arundel county three people are recovering after an airport shuttle bus crashes into a pole. it happened yesterday near the airport. investigators say the bus took the corner too sharply and ran into a pole, one that supports the power lines for the right rail system. two people were taken to the hospital. a third person refused medical treatment. speaking of the airport there could be another way to pass the time while waiting for a flight. wjz and mike schuh is live with what a maryland lawmaker is proposing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the idea is to put the slots on the other side of security and have all those out of state passengers pay for maryland bills.
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>> head to the airport. one delay or a canceled flight and fliers get stuck waiting with nothing to do. >> nothing. sit around, drink. >> just boring. >> there's a movement that that boredom could be broken with slots. the bill before the general assembly would allow 2,500 machines in the terminals beyond security, meaning only ticketed airline passengers can play. >> that way people can't drive to the airport to play. >> eric brown well's bill has been defeated the last 4 years. >> at a time when people are talking about a gas tax that's a good alternative. >> this bill has had opposition from some who say it would require more security. >> it would give people something to do. it would give more incentive for people to fly into baltimore instead of other airports. >> i think gambling is a form of entertainment to people. even though you are spending
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money, it's a form of entertainment and people need things to do other than sitting around. >> reporter: slots would bring in over $13 million a year, money that should be used for bridges and roadways in maryland. i'm mike schuh reporting live. back to you. >> thank you . the committee is scheduled to begin testimony on that bill on march 3rd. some breaking news has just been handed to me. you're going to want to listen closely to this story. pope benedict the 16th is resigning. the pope is said to be resigning on the 28th of this month. we'll bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. again, according to cnn the pope is resigning, not retiring. back here in maryland, a former first lady is expected to appear at a forum for candidates seeking to replace former anne arundel county executive john leopold. kendall urlik will join a forum on thursday.
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applications to become county executive must be submitted to the county council by this friday. at the staple centers in los angeles the music industry's biggest night of the year, there were some surprises and memorable performances at this year's grammy awards. >> the grammys lived up to its reputation for being unpredictable when mumford and sons took home album of the year. >> we figured we weren't going to win anything because the black keys have been sweeping up all day. >> dan orback of the black keys took home four awards. fun made a splash this year. they won two grammys including best new artist and song of the year. >> and the grammy goes to we are young. >> she said we and we were like could this be us. do you
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remember the others? >> gote took home three grammys. it was harder to tell if he was more excited about the statute or his idol prince presented for his record of the year. >> a little bit lost for words to receive an award from the man standing behind us here with the cane. many years listening to this man's music growing up. a big reason i was inspired to make music. >> it's usually the performances the fan's remember the most. >> taylor swift got things started with a rendition of her hit single, we are never getting back together. what better way to make a come back, justin timberlake used the industry's biggest stage to relaunch his music career. >> one of the surprises of the night, frank ocean was shut out in the major categories but took
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home two grammys including best urban contemporary album. uva tops maryland in a battle for potential ncaa tournament bubble team. joe harris scored 22 points, justin anderson added 17. virginia wins 80-69 over the terps and holds its third place. dez wells scored 13 points for the terps. they sank to a 17-7 record. it is a foul morning. take a look at first warning doppler weather radar. we're getting ready to lose this moisture. it is going to be out of here by 7:30 at the latest if not earlier. it's going to be a gray mild day 60 degrees on the 11th of february. valentine's day week, we will take it.
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ron matz is joining us live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're inside skewed jewed studio j because of the rain. still raining outside. you guys do okay? >> doing fine. >> reporter: we've got a great group this morning from john hopkins heart and vascular institute. it's manic monday when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on.
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good morning. 13 until the hour. rain is moving west to east and will be out of the here before not too long. it's going to be a mild day. it's frankly very mild right now. the normal
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over night low is like the mid upper 20s. 37 degrees 37 dew point. 100% humidity. a big cold front is coming through later. much of the week we'll be in the 40s. the normal is 43. this day is going to be mild. you have 41 degrees in oakland on the 11th of february just after 6:00 in the morning. that's amazing. 39 annapolis and kent island, bel air down to 34 36 in westminster. breezy tomorrow. it's going to be a calm week. one day of rain. 60 degrees going to be the high temperature this day. skies start to clear over night. 37 is your low. tomorrow we'll call it 48, partly sunny skies. on wednesday rain, maybe show showers 43.
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valentine's day beautiful 45. friday 43 and saturday 40. here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> good morning. a little rain, lit tle fog and one accident out there. that accident is on the topside of the beltway on the inner loop at lock raven. it might be causing a minor delay. 54 is your average. 51 is your average speed on the west side. there's a live look at 95. definitely see the roads are wet. a little fog and a little rain on 95 just south of white marsh boulevard. the traffic report is brought to you by your maryland toyota dealer. do you dream of all the places you'd like to go? toyota is ready to take you go. go to buyatoyota.com. let's go places. it's 6:15. we continue to follow the breaking and shocking news that took place 10 minutes
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ago. pope benedict the 16th is resigning. he was elected in 2005 and will resign on february 28th. we will bring you more information as it becomes available. a lot of news teams are scrambling at this moment. it's time for manic monday. >> ron good morning. how are you? >> reporter: i'm doing great. that is breaking news for sure. >> twit er ter and social media are exploding. >> reporter: must be. the pope resign ing ing. carroll had the best line the pope did 2 weeks notice. >> [laughter] >> to the day. >> reporter: eyewitness news will be following this story all morning as will the good folks at cbs news. we're following manic monday in fells point. we're inside studio j with the john hopkins heart and vascular
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institute. >> [screams] >> reporter: the ladies came down on a difficult morning. give me your names? >> lori. >> c ashgs alra. >> donna. >> reporter: tell us about the heart and vascular institute. it's a great place. >> february is american heart month. we believe we provide the greatest care to patients. as you may know, we are consistently ranked among the top cardiovascular programs in the country by u.s. news and world report. we're very excited to be here. >> reporter: we're excite today -- excited to have you here. thank you for coming. let me get over here get the twanger. oh, man. here we go. it's manic monday in fells point. we got the john hopkins heart and vascular institute ready to rock it out. standby. here we go. all right, guys. get ready. >> ♪ 6 o'clock already i was in
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the just in the middle of a dream ♪ ♪ ♪ i was kissing valentino by a crystal blue italian stream ♪ ♪ ♪ but i can't be late because then i guess i just won't get paid ♪ ♪ ♪ these are the days when you wish your bed was already made ♪ ♪ ♪ it's just another manic monday ♪ ♪ ♪ i wish it was sunday ♪ ♪ ♪ that's my fun day ♪ ♪ ♪ my i don't have to run day ♪ ♪ ♪ it's just another manic monday ♪ ♪ >> reporter: oh, yeah. >> very good. >> reporter: nice job. give yourselves a big hand. thank you so much . you guys welcome -- were
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fabulous. >> thanks. >> reporter: we want to invite you back for the manic monday felt down in november. >> ron john side that they did that with a lot of heart. >> reporter: you did that with a lot of heart. thank you so much. we know we have to run. we have breaking news . back do -- to you on tv hill. still to come on eyewitness news. >> coming up, a close very close
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good morning. we've been seeing a lot of fog starting to show up on traffic cameras. take a look at first warning doppler. now that this rain is really getting out of here in quick order we may -- fog may be a bit of an issue. i'm going to be watching the winds to see if they kick up a bit. it's going to be a high of 60 today. once this rain gets out, gray by mild. tomorrow back in the 40s. we are learn ing more about the breaking news, that pope benedict the 16th is resigning. he was elected in 2005 and will
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resume on the 28th day. he said because of his advanced age and diminishing strength he did not feel that he could carry on with the job. he is the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. this morning an asteroid is approaching the earth. as alex demetrick reports while it will come close it won't be close enough to hit. >> it's call 2012-d 14. it will only take up half a football field. what it lacks in size it makes up for in nearness. february 14th it will pass 17,000 miles from earth. >> that's close. >> doctor james garvin is the chief scientist. he said a 150 wide asteroid is a drop in the
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cosmic bucket. >> it's small. >> the last time a similar size object hit was in 1908. it exploded on the way down with a force of a couple of bombs levelling 800 square miles of forest. >> that's a fairly small event relative to the history of what's happened to this planet. >> it's orbit was calculated and double checked. >> it's orbit is very well known. it cannot hit the earth. >> come ing ing as close as it does gives scientists a rare chance to study an asteroid. >> the possibility of understanding it as it comes close with the kind of telescopes here on earth is great. >> one that won't come with a bang. >> scientists say the asteroid which weighs about 130,000 tons has a slim chance of hitting satellite communications.
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next this morning right here on wjz. >> a $1 million reward is now being offered for the arrest and capture of an ex-lapd officers. >> is the time for slots at bwi? i'm mike schuh with a live report next. >> gas prices on the rise earlier this year. the dire prediction from experts coming up. >> a busier than usual morning commute. >> hansel and gretel took the top spot at the box office. now they tell us how the story is different from the fairy tale. stay tuned it's the morning edition and we will be right back.
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our bottom line here at the bottom of the hour, is the weather is not today's major news stories. we've had some rain and some wet roads but a lot is happening else in the world. sharon will have the latest on the traffic marty is over at first warning weather. >> rain is pulling out of your neighborhood pretty quick. give us an hour, it's going to be across the bay and leaving the eastern shore. that 37 on tv hill is 16 degrees warmer than time yesterday. fog starting to form around the area. 57 just clouds at lunch on its way to a high of 6 0. here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> good morning. the rain and the fog seem to be complicating things a bit early. we still have that accident on the inner loop of the beltway at lock raven. garrettsville pike at maner road. a traffic light out in the city at howard street at
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north avenue. speeds slower than usual on the west side of the beltway. 47 is your average now between 795 and 95 on the outer loop. 95 southbound slowing down between the beltway and the tunnel. there's a look at 95 just south of white marsh looking okay in that shot aside from the fog and rain. there's a look at 83 at shawan road, getting busier but not yet congested. we have major breaking news at this hour. actually in the last half hour. pope benedict the 16th is resigning from that post. in a meeting of cardinals the 85-year-old said that because of his advanced age and strength he did not feel he can carry on with the job. he said he will resign on february the 28th. he is the first to resign that office in nearly 600 years. $600 years. out in los angeles a $1
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million reward is offered for christopher dorner, the ex-lapd officer . >> for the first time since the murders started in southern california a reward is being offered for the capture of christopher dorner. >> this group led by my office is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. >> the former lapd officer murdered three people in revenge for being fired in 2008. dorner claims he was fired for reporting a fellow officer for excessive force. charlie back told kcbs he reopened the information and will -- investigation and will talk to him. in big
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bear california police scaled back the search for him in the snow. the last clue they have is from thursday. the search has shifted to rely on information found into the investigation of dorner. >> help us to find dorner before he's able to kill again. >> dorner's victims are now being remembered. a moment of violence at the cal state women's basketball game because monica quan should have been on the bench as an assistant coach. >> she had a wonderful smile. >> police say dorner murdered quan and her fiance a week ago starting his revenge killings. >> quan is the daughter of a retired police captain who represented dorner in the disciplinary hearing that led to his firing. in chicago two people are in custody in connection with the murder of an honor student who sang with her school at the presidential inauguration.
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she was shot and killed two weeks ago. the shooting happened at a park in chicago known for gang activity. police say she was not the intended target. investigators are questioning two persons of interest in that case. the family of the late joe paterno, the former head football coach at penn state university said the school rushed to judgement in the jerry sandusky case. they call its conclusions incorrect and speculative. paterno's family maintains he was not aware that sandusky had been sexually abusing young boys. paterno was fired after that report was released. he died from cancer last year. this morning a republican senator on capitol hill is pledging to hold up the confirmation of two of the president's appointees until he gets more answers about the terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> you're about to make news. you are saying that
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you are going to block the nominations you're going to block them from coming to a vote until you get an answer to this. >> on cbs's face the nation sunday senator lindsay graham acknowledged he would use a rule that allows a senator to put a hold on presidential nominees. the south carolina republican hopes that by delaying the confirmations of chuck hagel and john brennan he can force the white house to answer questions about how much president obama knew about the attack in benghazi. >> i want to know what our president did. did he pick up the phone and call anybody? i think this is stuff the country needs to know. >> four americans including ambassador chris stevens were killed on the attack. republicans have accused the administration of misleading the public about the attack. >> the white house has been stone walling the congress. i'm going to do everything i can to get to the bottom of this and
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hold this president accountable. >> graham's willingness to block the president's nominees has worked once already. last month he signalled he would take action to prevent the confirmations unless leon penetta testified about benghazi. they were all on capitol hill last week. democratic senator jack reed said graham is over reacting. >> these are critical offices the secretary of defense at a time when we're looking forward looking at crisis across the globe. to dwell on a drug and tragic -- on a tragic incident and block people is not right. >> democrats would have to muster 60 votes to proceed. >> graham's pledge comes as the president is getting ready to deliver his state of the union address, which you can see live tomorrow night at 9:00 on wjz
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13. this morning baltimore county fire investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a house fire in towson. 7 people were inside the house when the blaze broke out. everyone did make it out safely. you may soon have a lot more to do while you wait for a flight at bwi. some maryland lawmakers want to add slot machines out there. wjz and mike schuh are live there with more this morning. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. what if you could get out of stateers to help pay maryland's bills? that's the ideal. >> head to the airport one day or a canceled flight and fliers get stuck waiting often with nothing to do. . >> nothing. sit around, drink. >> just boar ring. >> there's a movement that that boredom could be broken with slots. a bill before the general assembly would allow 2,500 machines inside the
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terminals beyond security, meaning only ticketed airline passengers could play. >> that way people can't drive to the airport to play. the entire point of the bill is to capture revenue from people who don't live in the state. >> the bill has been defeated the last 4 years. >> at a time when people are talking about a gas tax that's a good alternative. >> the bill has had opposition from some who say it would require more security at the airport. most passengers approve. >> it would give people something to do, give more incentive for people to fly into baltimore, other than the airports near by. >> i think it's a form of entertainment to people, even though you are spending money. it's a form of entertainment and people need things to do other than sitting around here with two restaurants open. >> reporter: the bill has 44 cosponsors but even if it does pass it has to go before the voters in maryland in a ref rent -- referendum. >> a committee is scheduled to
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hear testimony on that bill on march the 5th. prices are making the biggest february jufrm in deck -- jump in decades at the pump. >> $4 a gallon is just around the corner. 2013 on track to be one of the most expensive years to fill up. gas prices in maryland up 16 cents in just one month, nationally up 17 cents. triple a says it's just the beginning. >> the way prices have been increasing we wouldn't be surprised to see prices approach near $4 a gallon in maryland. >> drivers aren't happy. sglesz when i went -- >> when i went to college it was 97 cents a gallon. >> did you imagine it would be $4? >> no. >> experts say there's not enough working refineries and growing demand for oil in china is a huge factor. >> it's a result of crude oil
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prices trading around $97 a barrel. that's 10% a barrel more than mid december. >> many drivers say it's a wake up call. >> the more expensive gas is, the more interested people are in finding a way to in the use it as much. >> the average household is on track to spend $3,000 on gasoline almost 4 per of their -- 4 4% of their income. the orioles are back at action. pitchers and catchers report to spring training today. oriels vice president and general manager dan kukett is pleased. >> i think that we have a very competitive team and we'll have some other opportunities. my experience with young players have you can be surprised at how
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quickly they come to the big leagues and with the contribution they make to the team. i wouldn't lose site of some of the good young players we have within our organization that could come up and have an impact on the team. >> all starts today. >> pitchers and catchers. isn't it the best ? let's take a look at first warning doppler. there's not a bunch of fog down down. rain is pulling out quickly. i've been using 7:30 as the time. having said that, as we go into the break, we will show you a beauty shot. coming up on coffee with, it's jeremy renne,r. how they're dealing with hansel and gretel and how the script differs from the story. >> sharon's traffic cam is
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going to tell you about weather around the area. no fog on the topside of the beltway. don, take it away. it's not just fog in the air, love is there too. as valentine's day approaches, we want to see photos of the person who makes your heart skip a beat. up load your photos to cbsbaltimore.com and look for them as part of a big slide show sponsored by reb's homemade candies. it's 20 minutes before 7:00. we will be right back.
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she's in a meeting, could you call back in 15? -- not now. nope, no. sorry, love to but can't. i'm sorry, she's very busy. enjoy the rich taste of dunkin' mocha lattes and coffees. now in dark chocolate. indulge in one today. america runs on dunkin'. first warning doppler weather radar, moisture is now pulling out fog in some locations, mild through the afternoon. 100% humidity. calm winds, barometer is the 30.07. big cold front is going to sweep
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through the area later. back in the 40s for much of the week. the normal high up to 43. by the end of the week it's going to be at 44. the march to spring begins. 41 oakland ocean city at 46, 37 bel air 36 westminster, columbia and rock hall at 37 40 annapolis and kent island. breezy tomorrow behind that front. the sun is going to come out and it's not going to be a bad week. we'll get some rain, maybe a couple snow showers wednesday. 60 is your high this afternoon. 37 over night. that's mild. tomorrow call it a high of 48 degrees. wednesday with showers 43. 45 sunny thursday. friday 43 sunshine, part ly sunny saturday and 40. the march to work or school has begun. here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> it is slow in some spots. we have some problem s that are causing some of the delays.
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one accident on the topside of the beltway on the inner look at lock raven. another one on jaredsville pike. traffic lights out at howard street and north avenue. speeds slowing further now on the west side outer loop of the beltway. 795 to 95 now only 35 miles an hour. 52 is your average on the topside to -- of the beltway. that's a look at the northwest side at green spring avenue. a little fog in that shot. topside starting to back down on the outer loop at harford road. this traffic report is brought to you by your maryland toyota dealer. now is a great time to find a great deal on a toyota at buyatoyota.com. let's go places. back over to marty and don. this morning's coffee with is with jeremy renner and arma robertson.
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>> please welcome jeremy and arma to the eyewitness news morning edition. good morning to both of you. >> wow. >> good morning . >> good morning. >> a lit tle applause never hurts. >> no, not a bit. thank you. >> i have to admit i was at the movies recently and saw the trailer for your movie for the first time. you had me ever since. hansel and gretel, most of know know the grim's fairy tale. it was a little grim besides the guy's name. the idea of the movie is fantastic. could you explain it? >> essentially it's taking what we're familiar with and even if you're not familiar with it, retell the fairy tale within the movie. i think most of us understand that they're left to the forest to die and a witch tries to eat them and they kill the witch, the end.
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our movie doesn't start until 15 years later. that -- they are a little angry and seek revenge on the witches that try to harm children. it goes to different fairy tale lands. it's a lot of good fun. >> but if the fairy tale was scary, what you produced is even scarier? >> it seems scary. is it scary? >> yeah, i mean, there are some scary elements. i mean it's r rated. we could really crank it up a notch. it's gorry and there's an element that keeps it from being a horror. it's not -- you wouldn't take you kids to see it. >> as parents might when they hear hansel and gretel, which is a great idea puts witch hunters after it. >> yeah.
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very, very clever. that's what got us excited to do the movie. >> was it fun to make? it looks like you had a lot of action to do. >> it was a blast from day one until the end. it was a big playground for adults. >> for us in movies like this usually it's mostly cgi so it's boring. 95% of this was all practical. all the sets were built, all the witches were in make up, the troll is a guy in a suit. it's all there for us, even the stunts. it's really, really fun being onset. >> even the little fairy tale village? >> yeah. >> we love that village. it's great. >> when people see the movie it's cool. it makes you feel
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like you're in fairy tale. >> right. >> got time to talk about any other projects both of you have coming up. >> i have some four movies out this year. one i play a 200-year-old prostitute. >> an old hooker. >> and then i have a film called unfinished song and then a movie with ben affleck and justin timberlake. you'll probably get used to my face. >> i love that. >> jeremy, pro jects? >> i'm looking to go to work here pretty soon. i've been besend it -- i've been busy promoting this. i'll get back to work i don't know when. >> thank you very much. >> get back to work. >> an ak
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ctor always wants to get back to work. >> that's right. >> thank you for spending time with us. the movie of course, is hansel and gretel witch hunters. strawberry fields forever for me. stay tuned for the eyewitness news morning edition. we'll have an update on weather and a visit with the wjz traffic control team right after this.
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at 7 before 7:00 here come your updates. >> rain is coming to an end. fog around the air rea. a mild afternoon. a high of 60 degrees. here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. good morning. >> good morning . we're seeing some of that fog and rain but not very many 60s on there as far as speeds go. on the topside of the beltway delays as well as an accident on the inner look at lock raven. we have an accident on bel air road. a new one at garrettsville pike. a light still out in the city at howard at north avenue. down to 29 now on the topside. 50 is your average. it is slower than that
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on the harford road area on the outer loop. this traffic report is brought to you by jiffy lube. you have time to eat your lunch and get a quick oil change. drive into your nearest jiffy lube today. we continue to follow the major breaking news story of the morning as pope benedict the 16th has announced he's resigning. in a meeting of cardinals this morning the 85-year-old said because of his advanced age and diminishing strength he does not feel he can carry on in the job. he was elevated in 2005. he wants to resign on the last day of this month, february the 28th. he will become the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. back here, three people are recovering after an airport shuttle bus crashes into a pole. investigators say the bus took a corner too sharply and ran into a pole that supports the power lines for the lite rail.
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two people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. a third person refused medical treatment. speaking of the airport there could be another way to pass the time while you're waiting for a flight. some lawmakers say slot machines inside the airport are the perfect solution to raise transportation funds. a bill before the general assembly would allow up to 25 machines on the other side of airport security inside the terminals. lawmakers are scheduled the hear testimony on the bill on march the 5th. this week former maryland first lady -- a former maryland first lady is expected to appear at a forum to replace john leopold. kendall urlik will join the forum on thursday. applications to become county executive must be submitted to the council by this friday. baltimore county fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house
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fire in the towson area. it happened yesterday. seven people were inside when the blaze broke out and everyone made it out safely. we're learning more about a fatal house fire in northwest baltimore last week. the death of a woman found inside the home is now being classified as suspicious. the blaze broke out friday at high gate road. the unidentified woman was found unconscious inside. investigators are waiting for the results of a autopsy. baltimore churches warn women about heart disease through red dress sunday yesterday. speakers dressing in red and talking about the disease that is in number one killer among women. one woman dies from heart disease every minute in this country. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. complete news, weather and traffic still ahead this morning. more coming up on the day's
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